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CAMPO Announces New Executive Director

The Transportation Policy Board (TPB) of the Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (CAMPO) is pleased to announce their selection of Ashby Johnson to be the agency’s Executive Director. Commissioner Will Conley, TPB Chair, said the choice will help position the region to meet the transportation challenges of a growing metropolitan area. He added that “Mr….
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CAMPO Hosting Bike/Ped Funding Workshop

Advocacy Advance – a partnership between the League of American Bicyclists and Alliance for Biking & Walking – is facilitating a Navigating MAP-21 Workshop in Austin on Monday, August 4th. The workshop is designed to bring together advocates, agency staff, and elected officials to ensure that participants have the knowledge, skills and resources to access un-…
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CAMPO Survey on Transportation Projects

CAMPO is preparing the long range plan for Central Texas.  There are more projects than money for these projects.  Please take a few minutes to review these lists of projects proposed for the CAMPO 2040 Regional Transportation Plan and choose which projects you think should be in the Plan. Please take our survey regarding transportation…
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CAMPO Pilot Project Featured in FHWA Sustainability Report

The CAMPO 2013-2014 Extreme Weather Vulnerability Assessment Pilot, conducted in cooperation with the City of Austin, is featured in Federal Highway Administration’s new report, Advancing a Sustainable Highway System: Highlights of FHWA Sustainability Activities, as an exemplary regional project. The report illustrates how sustainability has been incorporated into a wide variety of FHWA programs, projects,…
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Safe Driving Tips in Boston!

In an effort to encourage drivers to use their turn signals, Massachusetts Department of Transportation recently used its Boston-area electronic highway signs to post a message certain to catch New Englanders’ attention: “Changing Lanes? Use Yah Blinkah.” Texas translation: “If you’re fixing to change lanes, I reckon y’all need to use your blinker!”

Opening for CAMPO Appointee to Capital Metro Board

The Transportation Policy Board announces an opening to serve as one of the CAMPO representatives to the Capital Metro Board of Directors. More information, and an application, can be found here.

Keeping Kids Safe

Leaving kids alone in cars is not only illegal in many States but, on a warm day, it’s downright lethal … so lethal that 605 children died in hot cars between 1998 and 2013. Click here to learn how, by habitually checking all the seats in your car before locking the door, you can save…
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Bicycling to Work in America

As cities take steps to increase transportation options, many people choose to ride a bike to work or walk. Timed with National Bike to Work Month, the Census Bureau has released its first-ever report on biking and walking to work. If you have ever wondered who chooses this form of commuting, this report highlights annual…
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May is National Bike Month

May is National Bike Month! Join the myCommuteSolutions Bike Month contest from May 12 – 23! Log your bike commutes for a chance to win one of five great prizes! When you log your trips, you can track cost savings, fuel saved, calories burned, and pollution reduced. Prizes include bicycling backpacks and bike computers. Please…
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2014 Regional Notification System Sign Up

More than 10,000 people across Central Texas have registered with the Capital Area Council of Governments’ newly updated RNS at http://wireless.capcog.org, and friends, neighbors and relatives are encouraged to join in today. Register your cellphone, landline, email address or pager to get alerts by voice call, email or text. No Internet access? No problem. To…
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